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Wavelength (1983)

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Bobby Sinclair
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Iris Longacre
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Dan
Cal Bowman ...
Gen. Milton Ward
James Hess ...
Col. James MacGruder
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Capt. Hinsdale
Eric Morris ...
Dr. Vernon Cottrell
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Dr. Benjamin Stern (as Bob McLean)
Eric Heath ...
Dr. Sidey
Robert Glaudini ...
Dr. Wolf
George Petrie ...
Dr. Savianno (as George O. Petrie)
George Skaff ...
Gen. Hunt
Milt Kogan ...
Chief Pathologist
Dov Young ...
Gamma
Josh Oreck ...
Beta (as Joshua Oreck)
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Two young lovers learn that a small group of child-like space aliens are marooned on Earth and are being held prisoner at a top secret military facility. The couple then decide to liberate the extraterrestrial castaways and help them make a rendezvous with a rescue ship sent from the alien home planet. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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alien | independent film

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The alien terror is here on Earth! Two weeks ago THEY landed on Earth. Today beneath a major American city the experiments begin.

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16 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kahlittu kauhu  »

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Approximate 23:30 wen the Air Force Officer is explaining how the main characters entered the facility, Boom Mic is visible on the upper left corner of the scene. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Ever Dawn
Performed by Robert Carradine
Written by Robert Carradine
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10 June 2004 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw the trailer for this film on an old VHS I was watching, and was intrigued enough to purchase it on eBay. All I can say is it was worth every cent. A marvellous little "unknown", with strong performances from the whole cast and great chemistry between them. The storyline is solid and unique, and is nowhere near a rip-off of earlier films. Of course, the music was another bonus, particularly the quick, sharp cues we get during the most dramatic scenes.

A lot of tension is evident throughout the film, building up as we go along to a most memorable conclusion. The shots of the spaceship in the desert with the stunned Air Force pilots were great! There seems to have been a great deal of effort put into pacing too, and the film flows along very smoothly. Just an excellent movie and very highly recommended!


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